Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Apr 10, 2014

Shorter Red Snapper Season Ahead of Gulf Coast

Shorter Red Snapper Season Ahead of Gulf Coast

Charter boat and recreational fishermen will have only 11 days to reel in red snapper from the Gulf of Mexico this year.

Mar 27, 2014

Lesser Prairie Chicken Put on Threatened List

Lesser Prairie Chicken Put on Threatened List

The Obama administration announced Thursday it is placing the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species, a move that could affect oil and gas drilling, wind farms and other activities.

Mar 27, 2014

Bird Refuges to Expand in Texas

Bird Refuges to Expand in Texas

The U.S. Migratory Bird Conservation Commission has approved $2.8 million to expand refuges in Texas and California.

Mar 14, 2014

Spring Break Staycations Head to the Lake

Spring Break Staycations Head to the Lake

It's the first major weekend for Lynn Creek and Loyd Parks, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary later this year.

Mar 12, 2014

Officials: Camper's Stove Started Palo Duro Fire

Officials: Camper's Stove Started Palo Duro Fire

A backpacker's stove ignited a wildfire that scorched about 15 acres and closed Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the Texas Panhandle, officials said Tuesday.

Mar 6, 2014

Good Wildflower Season Predicted

Good Wildflower Season Predicted

Experts say wildflowers, including bluebonets, should feature good showings in parts of the state.

Feb 11, 2014

Experts Predict Less Active Wildfire Season

Experts Predict Less Active Wildfire Season

Forecasters say this year's wildfire season isn't likely to be anywhere near as severe as the 2011 season.

Jan 13, 2014

Big Bend to Close Some Areas for Nesting Falcons

Big Bend to Close Some Areas for Nesting Falcons

Some parts of Big Bend National Park will be temporarily closed to allow endangered peregrine falcons to nest free from human disturbances.

Jan 8, 2014

Iowa Gov. Misses Hog on Texas Hunting Trip

Iowa Gov. Misses Hog on Texas Hunting Trip

Gov. Terry Branstad says he did not nab a wild hog during a hunting trip in Texas this week.

Nov 7, 2013

State Considers Expanding Zebra Mussel Measures

State Considers Expanding Zebra Mussel Measures

A state commission is considering adding two Central Texas counties to the list of 17 where boaters are required to help keep invasive zebra mussels from spreading.

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